beak

1
as in mouth
the jaws of a bird together with their hornlike covering the bird cracked the walnut shell with its beak and ate its nut

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as in snout
the part of the face bearing the nostrils and nasal cavity the man's prominent beak gives him a somewhat aquiline appearance

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as in judge
chiefly British a public official having authority to decide questions of law received a stiff sentence from one of the harshest beaks in all of London

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“Beak.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beak. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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